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Cricket quiz prelims

  1. 1. Cricket Quiz<br />Prelims<br />Danish Sahni<br />Siddhartha Gorantla<br />
  2. 2. Rules<br />Teams are to consist of three members each.<br />6 teams will be selected into the main round.<br />There will be no break between the prelims and the mains. In case any of the selected teams are missing, teams next in line will take their place.<br />In all matters, the decision of the quiz masters will be final.<br />
  3. 3. One of the most expensive dishes in VirenderSehwag's restaurant is 'Multan Ke Sultan KiTikdi'. What is its price?<br />Question 1<br />
  4. 4. Question 2<br />The brilliant Australian batsman Neil Harvey had the most unusual 'life' while batting in a district match played in Melbourne on 26 Oct, 1950. Harvey appeared to be clean bowled at 17 and had set off to the pavilion but was recalled by the umpire. What happened?<br />
  5. 5. Connect the following names to a famous incident:<br />SachinTendulkar<br />VirenderSehwag<br />Harbhajan Singh<br />SauravGanguly<br />Deep Das Gupta<br />ShivSundar Das<br />Question 3<br />
  6. 6. Question 4<br />X was in Australia in 1891-92 as the promoter of the English team lead by W. G. Grace. The tour included three tests played in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide. At the conclusion of the tour, he donated 150 pounds to the New South Wales Cricket Association to fund a trophy for an annual tournament of inter-colonial cricket in Australia. This led to the commencement of a new tournament Y in the summer of 1892-93. Y?<br />
  7. 7. “An off-spinner grips the bowl like he normally does, he bowls the delivery and it looks like it's going to spin a mile but it does not spin at all. This makes the batsman more confused as they will become puzzled in which to think will the ball spin or not.”<br />What delivery is being described here?<br />Question 5<br />
  8. 8. Question 6<br />In a Test match between the West Indies and England at Old Trafford, Manchester, in the year 1933, Elliss "Puss" Achong is said to have had Walter Robbins stumped off a surprise delivery that spun into the right-hander from outside the off stump. As he walked back to the pavilion, Robbins said to his teammates "Fancy being done by a bloody __________!" What word was thus coined?<br />
  9. 9. Question 7<br />There was an ODI match between England and West Indies on 28th November 1979. Croft was on strike and Garner on the non-striker's end. Ian Botham was the bowler and Mike Brearley changed the field for the last ball. West Indies needed 3 to win and Croft went for a six and was clean bowled. What rule change came about due to this incident?<br />
  10. 10. Often referred to by the locals as "The G" it was famously dubbed "The G-Spot" by Madonna when she performed at the venue during her "Girlie Show Tour" in 1993/ On the 30th of January 2009, it was named as one of the seven wonders of the sporting world. What?<br />Question 8<br />
  11. 11. James Ormond had just come out to bat on an Ashes tour and was greeted by an Australian player X fielding at slip.<br />X: F**k me, look who it is. What are you doing here, there's no way you're good enough to play for England."<br />Ormond: "Maybe not, but at least I'm the best player in my family". Id X.<br />Question 9<br />
  12. 12. Question 10<br />X studied physics (BScHons 1961) and earned a PhD (1965) in metallurgy at the University of Liverpool. Prior to his retirement, he worked as a mathematical scientist for the English nuclear power industry. He is the editor of the Royal Statistical Society's monthly news magazine, RSS News. <br />Y received degrees in mathematics and statistics from Sheffield University in the 1960s. In January 2008, he retired as a lecturer in Quantitative Research Methods from Oxford Brookes University. He was formerly a lecturer at the University of the West of England.<br />X,Y?<br />
  13. 13. Applied retrospectively, Sir Donald Bradman has the highest peak ICC test rating among batsmen. Who holds this record among bowlers?<br />Question 11<br />
  14. 14. Question 12<br />
  15. 15. Malcolm Nash<br />Tilak Raj<br />Daan van Bunge<br />X<br />Complete the list.<br />Question 13<br />
  16. 16. Anil Kumble<br />Reetinder Singh Sodhi<br />Stuart Binny<br />SriramSridharan<br />RohanGavaskar<br />AmbatiRayudu<br />AkhilBalachandra<br />What are we talking about here?<br />Question 14<br />
  17. 17. Question 15<br />
  18. 18. Question 16<br />What is the difference between the Timed Out rule in Tests and ODIs and in T20s apart from the actual time duration itself?<br />
  19. 19. Question 17<br />This is the insignia of a Knight of the Order of the Star of India. What did this give rise to?<br />
  20. 20. Question 18<br />Connect <br />Chepauk, Chennai <br />The Gabba, Brisbane<br />
  21. 21. Question 19<br />“The greatest over in Test history"<br />
  22. 22. Question 20<br />In the fourth Ashes Test in Old Trafford in 1956, Jim Laker took 19 of the 20 Australian wickets. Who took the 20th?<br />
  23. 23. He was born in Malwan, a village nearly 500 kms from Mumbai. When he was eleven, he came to Mumbai, eventually got a job in SBI as a cricketer. His teammate at SBI AjithWadekar said about him “He was supposed to be the Don Bradman of tennis ball cricket at Shivaji park. He got a lot of runs in club cricket and was recruited in SBI as a cricketer. His wicket keeping was excellent, though he didn’t shine as a batsman. He was studious about the game and looked more towards <br />developing other’s talent. <br />Question 21<br />
  24. 24. Question 22<br />What was used for the first time in international cricket in the following match?<br />
  25. 25.
  26. 26. The guy in the centre was not a part of the Ashes winning<br /> England side but was on the open top bus that did<br /> the celebratory rounds. Who is he and why is he there?<br />Question 23<br />
  27. 27. Among ICC sanctioned tests, which team has the lowest win percentage in all test matches played?<br />Question 24<br />
  28. 28. X's obituary appeared in the 1965 edition of Wisden. It described him as "a well-known cricket-watcher" who "could often be seen prowling on the field of play"; he "loved publicity" and "frequently appeared on the television". Despite this, it seems that no photographs of him are known, although his successor, Sinbad, was snapped during a Southern Schools v The Rest match in 1963. Id X.<br />Question 25<br />
  29. 29. a<br />Identify the following stadia<br />
  30. 30. a<br />Question 26<br />
  31. 31. a<br />Question 27<br />
  32. 32. a<br />Question 28<br />
  33. 33. a<br />Question 29<br />
  34. 34. a<br />Question 30<br />

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